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3D printing technology


Govt readies 3D printing policy for local firms to join new global market

December 12, 2020 7:35 am

The global market for additive manufacturing is expected to reach $ 34.8 billion by 2024, which is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 23.2 per cent, according to the IT Ministry's estimates.

Novel 3D-printed tissue to keep astronauts healthy during Mars mission

July 12, 2019 4:40 pm

In the case of bone fractures -- rendered more likely by the weightlessness of space, coupled with the partial 0.38 Earth gravity of Mars -- replacement bone could be inserted into injured areas using 3D bioprinting capability.

Tel Aviv University scientists print first ever 3D heart with patient's own cells

April 16, 2019 10:42 am

Researchers from the Tel Aviv University have managed to print a small 3D human heart using the patient's own cells, complete with cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers.

Novel ingestible capsule with Bluetooth can monitor health

December 16, 2018 6:11 pm

Manufactured using 3D-printing technology, the capsules could be deployed to deliver drugs to treat a variety of diseases, particularly in cases where drugs must be taken over a long period of time.

World's first rollable touch-screen tablet inspired by ancient scrolls developed

September 02, 2018 8:34 pm

The device, called MagicScroll, is comprised of a high-resolution flexible display that can be rolled or unrolled around a central, 3D-printed cylindrical body containing the device's computerised inner-workings.

Scientists have developed a faster and cost-effective coloured 3D printing method

August 02, 2018 5:19 pm

Materials, such as carbon nanotubes, carbon black and graphene, absorb light much more strongly than the polymers and transfer heat to them, enabling the use of cheaper, lower-power lasers.

Scientists develop 3D-printed, driverless boats

May 24, 2018 9:57 pm

Researchers have developed self-driving boats, created from 3D printed parts, which will be capable of operating on roadways and bridges as well.

Portable 3D skin printer can heal wounds in minutes: Study

May 07, 2018 9:02 pm

Researchers have develoepd a porttable 3D printer that can generate layers of tissue that can help heal wounds within minutes, and promote development of skin layers.

Novel 3D printer can create self-folding plastics: Study

April 25, 2018 5:06 pm

Researchers have created a 3D printer that produces self-folding material, an invention that could flat-pack furniture, and hep create emergency shelters.

Novel 3D-printable alloy for flexible devices, soft robots

March 06, 2018 9:25 pm

Researchers have been able to create gallium-based alloys through 3D printing, an application they believe will inspire wearable devices.